Adrianna is a GOVERNING contributor.

August 19, 2010

For a Healthy Student Body

Chicago Public Schools are stepping up to the HealthierUS School Challenge to confront the childhood obesity epidemic.
August 5, 2010

Saying 'No' to Panhandlers

Boise is the latest city to educate residents about homelessness and encourage them to donate to local charities instead of panhandlers.
July 29, 2010

Wikis Open Water Discussions

A UNC professor set up an online space where experts and officials can share and expand their water policy knowledge.
July 22, 2010

A Quieter Commute

New Jersey Transit is implementing a program that offers a more serene environment for those who enjoy a quiet commute.
July 20, 2010

Celebrating Failure

In the public sector, failure is often a career ender. A panel at the Urban Institute discussed why it shouldn't be a last step, but a step towards success.
July 19, 2010

States Push for Second Stimulus

Some say the federal government should send another round of aid to states.
July 15, 2010

Sentenced to Shakespeare

In Berkshire, Mass., juvenile delinquents study Shakespearean texts and stage plays instead of traditional sentences.
July 8, 2010

States Clash With D.C. Over Health Insurance Premiums

Some states are fighting a move in Congress to centralize federal power over health insurance premium rate reviews.
July 2, 2010

Fanny and Freddie May Halt Local Energy-Efficiency Programs

Just when it looks like homeowners are finally getting a break, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are threatening to halt progress on local governments’ efforts to encourage energy-efficiency upgrades.